Remarks as Delivered Madam President, ladies and gentlemen of the Senate, staff, members of the press, and my fellow Iowans: welcome to the 2023 legislative session. I’d like to start first by thanking my family, […]
Iowa state Sen. Pam Jochum released the following statement regarding the Iowa Attorney General’s $44.4 million settlement with Medicaid managed care company Centene over allegations of overbilling the state for pharmacy benefits and services: “Let’s […]
Statement by Senator Janet Petersen, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee “Today’s no-growth revenue estimate is yet another warning for Iowa’s economy. Projected revenues for both 2023 and 2024 are down compared to 2022, and […]
DES MOINES – Iowa state Sen. Sarah Trone Garriott released the following statement regarding the district court ruling on Republican attempts to restrict abortion access in Iowa: Trone Garriott, D-West Des Moines, is the ranking […]
Democratic members of the Iowa Senate on Friday re-elected Sen. Zach Wahls as the Senate Democratic Leader. In addition to Wahls’ re-election, Democrats selected Sen. Sarah Trone Garriott as Democratic Whip, the No. 2 position […]
A summary of how to vote–and how to help others vote–this fall in Iowa. Make sure you are correctly registered to vote. Are you registered to vote? Any Iowan can check their voter registration status […]
The Legislature adjourned for the year early Wednesday. While we some successes this year, thanks to Iowans speaking up, Republican politicians at the Statehouse have ignored real solutions to our state’s workforce crisis, instead treating workers as the enemy.
Statement by Stephen Mills, May 13, 2022 News Conference My name is Stephen Mills, and I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. I want to take a moment to explain that term—“survivor”—just to be […]
Iowa State Senate President Jake Chapman (R-Adel) has, on three separate occasions, played the key role in sabotaging years of bipartisan work to improve the rights and living conditions of Iowans living in manufactured or mobile homes.
Iowa gets a failing grade when it comes to protecting kids from sexual abuse & trafficking. SF 32 would remove the civil statute of limitations for people who were abused as minors, allowing them to come forward as adults, seek justice, expose hidden predators & protect more kids from becoming victims.